Mario M. Marchini is an experienced litigator deeply versed in all aspects of workers’ compensation law and claims disputes. Practicing out of the firm’s Newark office, Mario oversees a large caseload, offering assistance and ensuring that associates handle every claim according the firm’s uniquely effective workers’ compensation practice model, while also personally managing and guiding clients through complex and high-value litigation before the New York State Workers’ Compensation Board.
Mario’s previous experience includes serving as supervising attorney and litigation manager in charge of all New York operations for a prominent national insurer specializing in workers’ compensation. He was responsible for handling Board hearings, reviewing appeals, denying claims, and serving as settlement manager on all Section 32 resolutions.
Aside from supervising large caseloads, Mario has particularly deep experience in appellate work, holding primary responsibility for drafting appeals, rebuttals, and memoranda of law, and informing both his colleagues and clients of developments in case law.
In addition, Mario has handled numerous disability benefits proceedings and issues involving loss of wage-earning capacity (LWEC), and has extensive experience with medical depositions involving highly technical scientific questions and complex fact patterns.
In addition to managing and personally handling workers’ compensation litigation, Mario participates in daily conference calls with carriers, claims professionals, employers, and other clients, keeping them apprised of each matter’s progress and advising them on case law, legal questions, litigation strategy, and settlements.
Before entering private practice, Mario served as assistant corporation counsel defending workers’ compensation claims brought against the City of New York; in this role, he handled over 3,000 administrative proceedings each year.
He also draws on experience and considerable knowledge of the Federal Employees Compensation Act (FECA) earned during his time as examining attorney with the U.S. Department of Labor Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs, where he investigated work-related injury claims from inception through adjudication, worked with federal law enforcement agencies to investigate and prosecute fraud, and handled other aspects of workers’ compensation litigation.
Mario earned his bachelor’s at the City University of New York College of Staten Island. He went on to Temple University School of Law, where he earned the school’s Outstanding Oral Advocate Award and completed the Integrated Trial Advocacy Program.
With a minor in Italian and experience from a semester abroad in Florence, Mario is fluent in the language and is a member of National Italian American Bar Association and the Italy-America Chamber of Commerce.
- New York County Bar Association
- National Italian American Bar Association (NIAF)
- Temple University School of Law, J.D., 1997
- City University of New York, College of Staten Island, B.A., 1993
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